Scope Creep: What is it and Why We Think It’s a Good Thing

Scope Creep: What is it and Why We Think It’s a Good Thing

For many years we have worked in project-based work where we have been contracted to do specific work for a specific price in a specific time frame. Within project-based work we always hear this term “scope creep” which basically means the client is getting out of hand with their requests and is asking more than we’ve…

Meetings Done Right

Meetings Done Right

The one thing most people hate about their work week are unnecessary meetings. We are a remote team, so meetings are how we connect as a team and get things done. We have a few tips up our sleeve on how we make meetings easy to plan, fun, but also impactful. First, we don’t schedule…

Scheduling Your Staff & Volunteers with Ease

Scheduling Your Staff & Volunteers with Ease

Scheduling your team members and volunteers can get cumbersome really quickly without the right tools. We have made recent updates to our scheduling app within Bento to make scheduling quick and easy for anyone who needs to schedule team members or volunteers.

Project Templates and Team Templates in Bento Systems Software

Project Templates and Team Templates in Bento Systems Software

How often are you duplicating a task or process you’ve done in your job before? How much easier would it be if you could just click to duplicate a process and have the new project copied? With the templates feature in Bento you can do just that and save time and a ton of work.

Bento team: Why is there so much Japanese culture in the Bento brand?

Bento team: Why is there so much Japanese culture in the Bento brand?

Konichiwa! Arigatou! These are two greetings & salutations you may see as you use Bento Systems. What do those words even mean? What is their specific purpose? Konichiwa and arigatou mean “hello” and “thank you” in Japanese. The Bento brand name itself is Japanese. Bento was built on a custom back-end framework called Pagoda. The…

What is Bento Systems?

Bento Systems is enterprise-class business management software, at a price that any business can afford. So what does that really mean? Enterprise-class? Not too long ago, we used to build custom software to solve specific problems. At least what we thought were specific problems. As it turns out, most of the problems a single business…